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Park Plans and Reports

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Parks & Recreation Master Plan

The Town worked with citizens, a Master Plan Steering Committee and the Parks, Recreation and Library Services Advisory Board to create a ten year Parks, Recreation, and Trails Master Plan.  The plan was presented and adopted by the Town Council on February 13, 2014. Read more >

Sports Field Needs Assessment

The purpose of this Needs Assessment is to provide a realistic and visionary guide for the creative, orderly development and management of sports fields now and into the future. Read more >

Lake Study and Report

The Town of Gilbert Parks Department currently is maintaining nine (9) lakes at seven (7) different locations within the Town. The Town’s goal is to develop a scientific approach to the maintenance and best practices of these lakes in order to achieve a “Best in Class” system of lakes. This study will provide an inventory of the existing systems and provide a baseline of the lakes’ “health”. The study will also identify items that can be improved upon to increase the lakes’ health and potentially reduce overall long term maintenance costs. Read more >